Mayor Isko visit: Chan says he has not yet endorsed any presidential bet

Futch Anthony Inso 12/06/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has clarified that he has not yet endorsed any candidate for president in the upcoming 2022 national and local elections. Chan made this clarification after Manila City Mayor…

Kontra Daya: Did Duterte, Go quit ruling party?

Donna Pazzibugan, Leila B. Salaverria 11/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The poll watchdog Kontra Daya wants to know if President Rodrigo Duterte and his former aide, Sen. Bong Go, were properly sworn in as members of an unknown political party where they substituted as…

Inday Sara claims she asked support for her and Bongbong’s candidacy, but PDP-Laban rejected it

Neil Arwin Mercado 11/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Davao City mayor and vice presidential candidate Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio claimed Tuesday she sought the support of political parties for her “tandem” with presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.’s, but the ruling PDP-Laban party…

Chan’s candidate for councilor withdraws

Futch Anthony Inso 11/11/2021

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A candidate for city councilor of Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan’s Team Libre has decided to withdraw his candidacy. Pajo barangay councilor Retchie Martinez made this announcement during the “Pederasyon ng…

Chan to back PDP-Laban bet if Sara Duterte won’t run for president

Futch Anthony Inso 10/25/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan continues to encourage Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for presidency in the 2022 national elections.  On Sunday, October 24, 2021, Chan met with Carpio during…

Rama hopes for a BBM-Bong Go tandem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama said that if he could so wish, he would want Presidential candidate, former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos and Vice Presidential candidate, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go to team…

President Duterte announces retirement from politics

Catherine Gonzales - Inquirer.net 10/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — In a sudden plot twist, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Saturday that he will retire from politics, shelving aside his plans to run for vice president in the 2022 national elections. Duterte made the…

Pimentel PDP-Laban faction declares Pacquiao as presidential bet for 2022

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 09/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao is the presidential candidate for the 2022 national elections of the PDP-Laban wing which is led by him and Senator Koko Pimentel. Pacquiao was declared as the presidential candidate of PDP-Laban…

Potot: 3 Lapu dads offered P10M each by Chan to switch parties

Futch Anthony Inso 09/14/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Three Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats (Lakas-CMD) councilors in Lapu-Lapu City allegedly received an offer from Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan to switch sides. Chan is a member of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) while…

Pacquiao on his election plans: ’Pag tumakbo ako, maraming masasagasaan’

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 09/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Manny Pacquiao on Saturday said he has yet to decide on his plans for the 2022 elections. However, once he makes that decision, Pacquiao said: “Pag tumakbo naman ako marami akong masasagasaan,” Pacquiao…

Pimentel to Cusi’s group: ‘Forgive them for they do not know that they are doing’

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 08/29/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Sunday said it best just to forgive the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP–Laban) party faction led by Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi “for they do not know what…

Duterte accepts PDP-Laban nomination to run for VP in 2022

Daphne Galvez, Krissy Aguilar 08/24/2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted his party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan’s (PDP-Laban), endorsement to run for vice president in the 2022 elections. In a statement on Tuesday, PDP-Laban said Duterte “agreed…

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